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India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tested a medium-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast on Saturday, an official said, as part of the nation’s efforts to build up its atomic deterrent. The indigenous surface-to-surface Shourya missile was fired from a range in the eastern […]


Chinese FM urges US to revoke arms sales to Taiwan

Chinese FM urges US to revoke arms sales to Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi urged the United States to immediately revoke a $5.85 billion deal to upgrade Taiwan’s F-16 fighter jets, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported Friday. In comments made on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN […]


Taiwan: F-16A/B Fighter Aircraft Upgrades

Taiwan: F-16A/B Fighter Aircraft Upgrades

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States of retrofitting of F-16A/B aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for […]


US in $5.85 bln Taiwan jet upgrade, China protests

US in $5.85 bln Taiwan jet upgrade, China protests

The Obama administration came under fire from both China and domestic critics as it approved a $5.85 billion upgrade of Taiwan’s fighter jets that stopped short of selling new F-16s. Taiwan and US officials on Wednesday said that the upgrade […]


Advanced Unmanned Helicopter Debuts in Beijing Air Show

Advanced Unmanned Helicopter Debuts in Beijing Air Show

The Aviation Expo China 2011, the oldest and most professional aviation exposition, will be held from Sept. 21 to Sept. 24, and preparations for the expo are nearing completion. The advanced domestic unmanned helicopter, codenamed Z-5, has been placed in […]


US suggests it will supply Taiwan with F-16 upgrades

US suggests it will supply Taiwan with F-16 upgrades

A senior US administration official all but confirmed reports that the United States will help Taiwan upgrade its 145 US-made F-16 A/B fighter jets. The official, speaking to reporters on the condition of anonymity on Monday, could not confirm the […]


US won’t sell new fighter jets to Taiwan: source

US won’t sell new fighter jets to Taiwan: source

The United States has decided not to sell Taiwan new F-16 fighter jets and will instead provide upgrades to its existing planes, a US congressional source said Friday. The US State Department was to brief key lawmakers Friday on the […]


China takes over as US solar power firms fail

China takes over as US solar power firms fail

China’s solar power firms are emerging as the industry’s dominant force after the collapse of foreign competitors, but the new market leaders are already struggling with low prices and overcapacity. As the workshop of the world, China has used cheap […]


US lawmaker introduces bill urging Taiwan jet sale

US lawmaker introduces bill urging Taiwan jet sale

US lawmaker Ileana Ros-Lehtinen has introduced legislation that would reinforce Washington’s ties with Taiwan, notably by supporting the sale of F-16 fighter jets to the island. The draft follows a bill put forward by two US senators earlier this week, […]


 
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